A lighting system is the newest pacing technology

June 10th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The new technology lets runners follow a light instead of a body

A kick isn’t about speeding up, it’s about not slowing down

December 24th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Training | No Comments »

A recent study of the races of Olympic finalists and semi-finalists is changing out understanding of a runner’s kick

Running a marathon soon? On the importance of setting an attainable time goal

April 3rd, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | No Comments »

What does it take to qualify for Boston? To set a personal best or to run a sub-3:00 marathon? What about sub-four or -five? RELATED: 2018 Boston Marathon registration dates announced When it comes […]

This handy pacing calculator may help you run your fastest Boston Marathon

April 14th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in 2017 Boston Marathon | No Comments »

Determine the appropriate pace chart for you for the 2017 Boston Marathon with this online calculator.

Mind over matter? Mental fatigue and why we slow down

February 21st, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, Science, Training | No Comments »

Do you ever wonder why you can so easily and effortlessly maintain your pace for the first half of a race before eventually, and sometimes suddenly, you begin to feel tired and are forced to slow down?

Perfect pacing: Making the case for ‘running by feel’

January 12th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Blogs, Research for the Run, Runs & Races, Training, Training Tips | No Comments »

The body (really the brain!) has a unique and highly effective way of choosing the best pace that can be sustained for the particular race distance… if only we would let it.

Negative splitting my way through life

February 17th, 2016 by Seanna Robinson | Posted in Running Well | No Comments »

Seanna’s fastest times are always saved for the end of the last set and if she wants to get her best work done, she always begins when the deadline is looming. This brings her […]

Tips For Pacing an Ultra Runner

June 22nd, 2015 by Jessica Kuepfer | Posted in MissAdventures | No Comments »

June 13 was the Laurel Highlands Ultra in Pennsylvania which offered 70.5-mile, 50K and relay options to runners along the beautiful Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail. I was asked to pace a friend who was […]

Your pace or mine?

April 28th, 2015 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Behind the Scenes | No Comments »

Every year runners ask me if Maritime Race Weekend has pace bunnies. We haven’t because finding and organizing enough reliable pacers to cover a variety of time-goals for four race distances is a challenge. […]

How to pace a world record style marathon

September 30th, 2014 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | 1 Comment »

While few of us will ever come close to a 29 minute 10K, a 14:30 5K, a 4:41 mile or even a 2:55 kilometre, there are some important lessons to learn from Kimetto’s record […]

How to properly pace a marathon

September 25th, 2014 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Training | No Comments »

Ask five runners how best to pace a marathon and you’ll likely get five different responses. “Even pacing.” “Run a negative split.” “Start slow, finish fast.” “Use a heart rate monitor.” “Use your Garmin.” […]

Threshold Training Tips

February 8th, 2014 by Canadian Running | Posted in Expert Tips | No Comments »

Preparing for a half-marathon requires a mix of speed, strength and endurance.